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Tip - Customizing Siri Suggestions

Date: 13th July 2021

Duration: 06:51

Show ref: SCOM1064

Siri Suggestions on iOS offer a lot of useful options and in this tip show, Rosemary explains what they are, and how to customize them to suit your needs. You also learn how to exclude certain apps from Siri Suggestions.

Preview In Depth

Date: 9th July 2021

Duration: 34:25

Show ref: SCOM1063

Preview is a long-standing core application on macOS that is frequently overlooked in favor of more feature-rich, often costly programs. It is a great utility for viewing and annotating both PDF files and images alike.

In this video, Lee shows you the basics of Preview and highlights little-known annotation functions, such as Mask and Loupe effects.

Tip - Moodmonk for iOS

Date: 6th July 2021

Duration: 07:55

Show ref: SCOM1062

Mental health awareness is becoming more prevalent across the world and any application that has the ability to both focus on and look to improve your own health should be looked at. A new arrival in this space is Moodmonk, which Lee guides you through in this screencast.

This iOS app offers a simple, frictionless interface for logging your mood and thoughts. As well as the ability to capture your emotions, Moodmonk gives you light challenges and guidance each time you check in to help your self-awareness.

Fission for Mac

Date: 2nd July 2021

Duration: 30:56

Show ref: SCOM1061

Fission is an audio editor that is equally at ease with lossless and lossy (compressed) audio file formats. It is designed with speed and ease of use in mind for editing audio, and provides useful tools like trim, split and the combining of audio files into one. Fission can also handle specialized file formats such as iPhone ringtones, chapterized AAC files, and offers direct publishing to SoundCloud.

In this screencast, you get a complete tour of this nifty utility with Allison as your guide.

Tip - Paste for macOS and iOS

Date: 29th June 2021

Duration: 12:09

Show ref: SCOM1060

Available as an in-app purchase from the App Store or as part of your Setapp subscription, Paste allows you to copy, organize and paste all sorts of information across all of your devices.

In this screencast, Don takes you through the core functionality of Paste on both macOS and iOS and shows you how to use the app using real world examples.

Amplenote Pt. 2

Date: 25th June 2021

Duration: 32:12

Show ref: SCOM1059

In part one of this two-part series on Amplenote, you learned how to capture information and create notes from a variety of sources.

In part two, Lee continues down the Idea Execution Funnel, and guides you through the creation of tasks, setting up your own Inbox, and using Amplenote to prioritise what you need to be doing next. You also learn about connecting this information to your calendar.

Tip - HomePaper for HomeKit

Date: 22nd June 2021

Duration: 06:22

Show ref: SCOM1058

In this week's tip, Rosemary gives you a tour of HomePaper for HomeKit, an app that allows you to create simple but lovely wallpapers for the various rooms in the Home app. You learn about its various options and settings to make the most out of it.

Amplenote Pt. 1

Date: 18th June 2021

Duration: 33:26

Show ref: SCOM1057

Note-taking applications are everywhere at the moment so as new ones enter the market, they need to do something different. Using the Idea Execution Funnel concept, Amplenote lets you capture information, process it, prioritize it, and finally schedule it.

In the first of a two-part series, Lee shows you how to capture information on macOS and iOS, use Amplecap to capture information from the web, create and collaborate on notes, as well as encrypt and email content directly to Amplenote.

Tip - Hook 3.1 Update

Date: 15th June 2021

Duration: 09:52

Show ref: SCOM1056

In this video, Lee walks through some of the new features with Hook on macOS. First covered in May 2019 as a beta application, Hook continues to improve and with the release of version 3.1, has innovated and continues to add more features to its already impressive arsenal.

Lee reviews why Hook is so useful, as well as looks at some of the new applications that have compatibility and new features such as Deep PDF Linking.

Pixelmator Pro Update

Date: 11th June 2021

Duration: 36:04

Show ref: SCOM1055

Pixelmator has been around as a photo editor on the Mac for quite some time. With the addition of Pixelmator Pro, the developers took a leap forward in making an advanced application that, for many people, can be a Photoshop replacement.

Todd last covered Pixelmator Pro in 2018. Since then there have been a number of important updates that he thought were important to go over. In this screencast, he shows you the new features including the improved machine learning adjustments like auto-enhancing, denoise, matching colors, and more. You also learn about the many export options Pixelmator offers, and much more.

Tip - Control Center on iOS

Date: 8th June 2021

Duration: 12:52

Show ref: SCOM1054

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you how you can take advantage of Control Center on iOS with some new options, as well as hidden features.

14 Tips in iOS 14

Date: 4th June 2021

Duration: 29:00

Show ref: SCOM1053

In this fast-paced tutorial, Allison shows you 14 tips and tricks in iOS 14. Most of the tips will also work in iPadOS, and nearly all will work regardless of your iPhone model. These tips will speed you up and reveal functionality you may not have known iOS even had.

You may have been using iOS for a very long time and think you can’t be surprised, but even if only a couple of these tips are news to you, it will be worth it. And if you’re new to iOS, buckle up!

Tip - Speed reading on macOS

Date: 1st June 2021

Duration: 07:19

Show ref: SCOM1052

In this tip video, Lee shows you a feature that's been a part of macOS for years, yet switched off by default and largely unnoticed. The Summarize feature allows you to select a portion of text and condense it into a more manageable format for reading, providing you with as much key information as possible.

Lee also demonstrates how you can use BetterTouchTool to invoke Summarize on a web page with a custom Trackpad gesture.

Reminders - Deep Dive

Date: 28th May 2021

Duration: 29:47

Show ref: SCOM1051

On the face of it, Apple Reminders is a simple application. So simple in fact that you may have overlooked just how powerful it is. Combined with Siri, it can be extremely flexible and is available on every device. Reminders is not just for setting up things you want to be reminded about; you can use it for so much more.

In this episode Don covers most of the features of Reminders on both macOS and iOS, some of which may even surprise you.

Tip - AirTag

Date: 25th May 2021

Duration: 09:11

Show ref: SCOM1050

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you all about AirTag. You learn how to pair and rename it, set it into Lost Mode and mark it as found, as well as view your tracked items in the Find My app. Rose also gets into customizing the name and icon of AirTag should you need to.

Microsoft Excel Tips

Date: 21st May 2021

Duration: 31:31

Show ref: SCOM1049

Continuing the theme of looking at the Office 365 suite of applications in more detail, Lee takes you through some tips and tricks that he has picked up whilst trying to master Excel.

Whilst lots of people know the basic functionality the app provides, some of the more complex functions can be overwhelming. In this screencast, Lee covers Pivot Tables, and Data Validation, as well as other useful tips that will make your life in Excel Land more joyful.

Tip - Signals for HomeKit

Date: 18th May 2021

Duration: 10:33

Show ref: SCOM1048

In this tip show, Rosemary shows you how to use Signals for HomeKit, an iOS app that allows you to send a signal to yourself and others via your smart lights. You learn how to create custom Signals and the app integrates with Personal Automations and Shortcuts.

Moom

Date: 14th May 2021

Duration: 28:00

Show ref: SCOM1047

Although macOS has some basic built-in window management options, many users can benefit from something more flexible that fits a little more snugly with their day-to-day tasks on the Mac.

Moom is a utility that brings forth many useful additions to window management on the Mac. With Rosemary as your guide, you learn the many ways you can put Moom to good use.

Tip - TextSniper

Date: 11th May 2021

Duration: 07:23

Show ref: SCOM1046

In this week's tip, Don introduces you to TextSniper, a utility on macOS that can capture text from pretty much any digital source, including images, diagrams and videos. You learn about its features and various options, alongside real-world examples.

Keysmith

Date: 7th May 2021

Duration: 31:17

Show ref: SCOM1045

Performing a computer action sometimes involves a lot of mouse clicks and key presses to get to the end result you're looking for. Keysmith is an application that can record these actions and chain them together to form macros. Those can be invoked with a hotkey and save you lots of time!

In this screencast, Lee shows you the basics of how to create a macro. He then runs through a few of his real-world examples that will surely inspire you to create Keysmith recipes of your own.